Famed aerobatic and air race pilot Kirby Chambliss is so excited about the upcoming Red Bull Air Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that he flipped at the chance to compete against IndyCar driver Alexander Rossi. This newest stunt rivals Kirby’s antics when he landed on the Strip in Las Vegas before a race last…
As with any motorsport the risk of bodily harm is an accepted factor when competing in a high stakes race. This pilot walked away with only minor injuries after an intense crash during a failed start on the final round of the Formula 1 class at the renowned Reno Air Races.
The United States 5th Bomb Wing B-52s and their crews recently performed a mass takeoff during Prairie Vigilance exercise at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. Prairie Vigilance is an annual exercise designed to test the wing’s ability to conduct conventional and nuclear-capable bomber operations.
The 489 Bomb Group of Dyess AFB and Abilene, Texas sets off car alarms after an impressive takeoff during a visiting to Fairford, England in the United Kingdom. This mission is in support of the NATO exercise Ample Strike ongoing in the Czech Republic.
Sure, we’ve seen Airbus throw some shitty ideas up against the wall to see if anything sticks. Like this ridiculous stacked passenger cabin design or this silly multi stage supersonic transport. Now they’ve upped the ante with this weird gas-electric powered aircraft that can also land and takeoff vertically.